Women leaders from PPL urge girls to pursue STEM careers at Girls on Fire conference
Dozens of middle school and high school girls from the Lackawanna County area descended on Johnson College in Scranton on Thursday, March 22 to learn about career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math from the experts themselves – women in STEM.
Celebrating Black History Month
Black History Month is a great time to reflect on the accomplishments of Black Americans. Here’s a list of Black American trailblazers who made major contributions to our society despite steep hurdles.
PPL’s LGBTQ+ employees empower pride in new campaign
The Empowering Pride campaign, started by PPL’s business resource group FUSE, encourages LGBTQ+ employees to promote bravery and openness by sharing their stories while their allies offer messages of support.
PPL employee shares her personal journey to empower others to take pride in who they are
Kathleen Oswalt, PPL employee and president of FUSE, the employee-led business resource group for LGBTQ employees and their allies, is leading the charge to empower pride in others by sharing her personal journey to love, acceptance and happiness.
Guest blog: From mentee to mentor, PPL’s Courtney Anderson uses new insight to help others succeed
Those who molded and mentored me and allowed me to shadow them up to this point. I’d like to become that person in someone else’s life, helping them to find their way by offering guidance and support.
PPL employees learn how to outsmart unconscious biases
Even the most open-minded, well-intentioned people can fall victim to making snap judgments that aren’t aligned with their core values and beliefs. And those quick decisions, although not intended, could prevent others from getting a fair shake. That’s the main message behind the Check Your Blind Spots mobile tour.
Understanding the “T” in LGBT
On June 12, FUSE, PPL’s employee-led business resource group, brought together nearly 50 PPL employees, leaders and members of the community for a lunch and learn to highlight what it means to be transgender. The event featured speaker Madeline Marquardt, owner and president of Ephektiv, Inc., who spoke about her personal journey as a transgender woman.
PPL project manager and community leader reflects on the importance of female role models
Obando-Derstine was once a shy and quiet girl – a native Colombian and Spanish speaker in a New Jersey school filled with English-speaking students. A teacher took Obando-Derstine under her wing in kindergarten, boosting the girl’s confidence and teaching her English. That teacher and other role models along the way laid the foundation for the leader Obando-Derstine would eventually become.
Let curiosity be your guide to success
An interview with PPL Public Affairs and Sustainability Vice President Christine Martin on how natural curiosity and abandoning a traditional career plan can help build a successful career.
PPL joins more than 150 businesses to make unprecedented commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace
Chairman, President and CEO Bill Spence announced that PPL Corporation signed onto the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.